Former Lt. Governor Michael Fedele announced Monday his filing of the necessary paperwork with the Stamford Town Clerk's Office to run for the office of mayor of the city of Stamford.
"Stamford has been my home since I immigrated to America with my parents when I was three years old, 55 years ago," Fedele said. "It was a place of unlimited opportunity then, and it remains one of the Northeast’s most vibrant and successful cities. But Stamford has not been immune from the state’s economic struggles. Our city does face some challenges and I have the commitment, the experience and the vision to lead Stamford to its very best days."
Michael Fedele served as Connecticut’s 107th Lieutenant Governor from 2007 to 2011 where he presided over the State Senate. He is the founder and CEO of the Stamford-based Pinnacle Group, a nationwide IT firm. His 25 years of public service began as a member of Stamford's Board of Representatives from the 13th District (1987–1991). He represented Stamford's 147th District as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1992 until 2002.
"The way to ensure success in the future is to work on what has made us successful," Fedele said. "We built our success with a strong public education system, strong neighborhoods and a healthy business climate that created jobs and brought new businesses. We evolved into a place with one of the best quality of life factors in America by balancing the needs of economic development with controlled, rational and appropriate development."
Campaign website: www.fedeleforstamford.com